CompEx Competency Validation

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TECH TALK: Data Integrity – A Practical Approach to Assessment and Remediation

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Pictures from Cloud MES – Challenges and Solutions in Lifescience Deployments talk

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The presentation can be downloaded here.


Pharmaceutical Instruments Receipt Verification

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Speaker presentations from FPID 2016 Symposium

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Monday 14th March Technical Session Programme

Serialization (Pharmaceutical): US & EU deadlines nearly here ‐ Serialisation affects all levels of the pharmaceutical industry ‐ Overview the technology behind the solutions. The session is a deep dive into the user requirements. Speakers: Mr. Liam O’Brien ESP Ltd (IRL), Mr. Andre Michel FPID Director (Canada), Mr. Joe Whyte (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ISA-Serialization_Implementation_Challenges_-Business_ROI_Opportunities_Joe_White NULL.pdf) Rockwell Automation(US), Mr. Peter Iles Smith GSK, (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Serialisation_End_Users_View NULL.pdf) Mr. Peter Koop (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Securpharm_System_in_Germany–Lessons_learned_Peter_Koop NULL.pdf) Arvato (EU) & Ms Siobhan Duggan (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/GS1_Ireland_Serialisation_Siobhan_Duggan NULL.pdf) GS1 (EU)

Track and Trace (Food and Beverage): Product safety, output quality, and variability ‐ Increasing demands on the traceability of raw materials and the real time status of goods ‐ tracking throughout the value chain of global mfg. Speakers: Mr. Des Savage of MESA (IRL) (Chair), Mr.
Robert Jones (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/RobertJones NULL.pdf) Vision ID (IRL), Mr. Predrag Sajinovic ATS (IRL) and Mr. Frank Madden (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/The_business_of_buying_Serialisation_Frank_Madden_Crest_Solutions_presentation NULL.pdf) Crest Solution (IRL)

Data Integrity and Security: Increased Automation and Paperless
PHARMA regulatory focusing on data quality and security – future of Data Storage off site and in the Cloud Speakers: Mr. Gary Wright (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ISA_FPID_2016-Preparing_for_a_Data_Integrity_DI_audit_Garry_Wright NULL.pdf)Agilent (IRL) (Chair), Mr. Marc O’Regan EMC (IRL)

Digitization ‐ Paperless Manufacturing: Automation and digitalization provide advanced paperless manufacturing ‐ Interconnected data systems enable integrated operations ‐ MES as a core concept to create a Digital Plant
Speakers Mr. Andrew Whytock, Siemens (EU) Mr. Joe Whyte (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ISA-Food_Safety_-Five_Steps_to_Digitize_and_Connect_for_Compliance_Joe_White NULL.pdf) Rockwell (US)

Cybersecurity: An industrial cyber‐attack may cause equipment failure, production loss or regulatory violations. Internal and External threats can cripple a company. Learn methods to protect and minimise attacks on your business.
Speakers: Mr. Eric Cosman, OIT Concepts, (US)(Chair), Mr. Jim LaBonty (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Mitigating_Cybersecurity_Risk_to_Life_Science_Manufacturing_Jim_Labonte NULL.pdf) Pfizer (US), Mr. Arjan Meijer (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Securing_your_IP_in_the_OT_environment_V02_Arjan_Meijer NULL.pdf), Hudson Cybertec (EU)

Tuesday 15th March Technical Session Programme

Automation Challenges for a Greenfield Biotech Facility (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ISA_Presentation_rev4 NULL.pdf) (Pharmaceutical) Ireland’s Biotech industry’s extensive growth requirement ‐ Automation is Core for modern Biotech facilities – Automation delivers greater value for Greenfield Sites
Speakers: Mr. Tommy Fanning IDA Ireland (IRL) (Chair), Mr. Barry Lawlor Johnson & Johnson
Mr. Alan Shefflin BMS, (IRL) Mr. David Murphy, Project Management Group

Process Optimization and Rationalization (Food and Beverage): Incremental Automation Improvement keeps
competitiveness ‐ Corporate Control System Standardisation ‐ Constant demand for increases in production and quality.
Speakers Mr. Kevin Star ABB (EU) (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016_ISA_Automation_Services_for_the_21st_Century-Kevin_Star NULL.pdf) (Chair),Mr. Michael Power, Glanbia

Industry 4.0 (Digital Factory Automate to Survive): The forth industrial revolution ‐ How is Global Industry and Ireland positioned ‐ the use of data, (IOT) and Cyber Physical Systems all integrate in modern mfg. facility.
Speakers: Mr. Martin Corkery Enterprise IRL, (Chair), Mr. Alan Norbury, Siemens (UK), Mr. Phil George, Rockwell (US) & Dr. Andrew Lynch, (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Factory_4_presentation_Andrew_Lynch NULL.pdf) ICMR (IRL)

OEE and Automation Lifecycle: Plant lifecycle and Operational Equipment Effectiveness
Speakers: Mr. William Dugary ACE, FPID (Chair), Mr. Seamus McGrath Novartis (IRL), Mr. Steve Monaghan, ACE (US) & Mr. Arthur Stone (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ISA-Arthur_Stone-OEEsystems NULL.pdf) OEE Systems:

Alarm Management: DCSs, SCADA systems, PLCs, or Safety Systems use alarms ‐ Ineffective alarm management systems are contributing factors to many major process accidents – End Users requirements
Speakers: Mr. Nick Sands, DuPont (US) (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Alarm_Management_Reflections_Nick_Sands NULL.pdf) (Chair), Mr. Kim Van Camp (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Alarm_System_Performance_Metrics_Kim_Van_camp NULL.pdf), Emerson (US) & Mr. Emmett O’Connor (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Alarm_Management_Implementation_on_a_Plant_Emmet_OConnor NULL.pdf), TQS

Who left the Network Backdoor open? Industrial Network Defense

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FPID symposium day two pictures

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FPID symposium day one pictures

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Technology advances in Medical Device Manufacturing

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Download the flyer (http://www NULL.isa NULL.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/February-2016-TechTalk-Flyer NULL.pdf)

Plant Tour of the new distillery at IDL (The new Jameson Distillery)

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Behind the scenes Plant Tour of the new distillery at IDL (The new Jameson Distillery)